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, there is an add adversary process in which the defense can use a procedure error in the process to have the case thrown out. there is actually an article 3 court a very powerful incentive for an adversary mode of thinking even if there's not the process. >> i understand you, but now we are talking about a new level of standard for a terrorist on foreign soil that we don't provide to a u.s. citizen in front of any investigation, and if they are brought to the court, which happened just recently, they have all the same rights and responsibilities within the guidelines of the discovery; is that correct? >> including discovery and the ability to challenge the fisa warrants that were issued in the case to determine whether they were issued properly. >> but, if i may -- >> sure. >> -- a small minority of the fisa queries wind up in article 3 court. >> this is true, but, again, as in in the hearing in many other country when they do intelligence collection, they don't go to a court at all. >> yeah, and just for clarification, there's been another suggestion opposed to having an advocate in the court wi
in raising stand your ground defenses than whites are. there's another point that needs to be made, and that is the ambiguity. it's -- one type of ambiguity was discussed, but there's the ambiguity having to face the person who is agenting in self-defense. what's the appropriate amount to retreat when they have to defend themselves, and the issue here might be who do we want to make, have to make deal with that ambiguity. when somebody's facing very quick decisions that they have to make in terms of life and death. do we want to make them bear the burden to fry to figure out if at that time how far they are going to retreat, and then make them realize they maybe second guessed as i have an appendix showing the number of cases where they were second guessed. in cases where legislators and others thought second guessing was wrong that so they make it somebody needs to act in self-defense is stopped from doing so thus endangering the safety of themselves or their family members that are there. finally, mr. labahn talking about being able to go and have your stand your ground law apply
gave deference to the nsa on this one. he said, this is what happens in the defense world. frances spying on the u.s. he does not have a problem with the u.s. spying on world leaders. knowing the plans and the intentions of world leaders is a basic tenet of surveillance, surveillance 101. on the other side of capitol hill, in the senate, senate intelligence committee chairwoman dianne #, when she found abou leaders, it seemed to suggest that this is completely fair game and that it is something the nsa should be doing. >> it seems like there are questions over when and how much the white house new about -- white house knew about the surveillance. does it seem like they were aware? >> there is a question when it comes to the intelligence community. chairman mike rogers suggested that the committee knew about this waste on the national intelligence primary framework. it is a giant report that the intelligence committee and the white house get that has the priorities of the intelligence committee. but other members of the committee pushed back. saying, hey, this committee didn't know
of the nsa, keith alexander, testified before congress and their defense was clear and aggressive. >> do you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time, any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence services, our leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> there has not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. they continue to tray. it is the great members in the intelligence community, our military, our law enforcement that have stood up and said, this is our job. >> defending themselves with passion and conviction which up to this point we hadn't seen much of in material of defense. jim shuuto watching today. what were the revelations at the hearing? >> you got the sense that they were just waiting to have the chance to push back like this. and they pushed back very strong. first on spying. both clapper and alexander saying that our allies spy on us, including on our leaders. that in fact the intelligence services in europe do so to an extent that maybe the elected leaders in europe are not aware of. and they made the a
in europe especially. germany's former defense minister will explain what is going on there. and then the former nsa director will help us understand what america's spies are really doing around the world and michael bloomberg called the mayor of the world. with the election of his successor on hand, what lessons does bloomberg have to share with us? one of them, cities need rich people. he'll explain. and the latest weapon against bad guys. it's not a new fangled drone or bunker buster bomb. it's simply brittany. i'll explain. revelations about the national security agency and spying on foreign allied leaders has been embarrassing for the obama administration at a time when it hardly needs more bad news. is it more than an embarrassment? should it raise alarms abroad and at home? at first glance this is a story that is less about ethics and more about power. the great power gap between the united states and other countries even rich european ones. the most illuminating response came from the former foreign minister of france. he said in a radio interview, let's be honest we
and important to the defense of this country. we see the threats that come into this nation. we see what a foreign intelligence agency is expected to see. prior to 9/11 we had no way of connecting those dots. nsa would see one side and the fbi the other. so the question is how can we connect these dots in what you are seeing him do it in the least intrusive manner and thanks to you, the senate ,-com,-com ma the executive branch and the courts we have programs to do that. congressman king thank you for your comments. i know what you done in new york and the statements you have made are greatly appreciated and i would tell you that every person at nsa and the military still remembers that day and our commitment to those people that we will not forget. but that doesn't mean we are going to trample on our civil liberties and privacy. so the issue is how do we do both because of the constitution that we all swore to uphold and defend and that's what we are doing. look at the program that we have we as american citizens everyone at this table is also an american citizen, have agreed that we wo
we learn about the threat is something that is necessary and important to the defense of this country. we see the threats that come in to this nation. see what a foreign intelligence agency is expected to see. prior to 9-11, we had no way of collecting those dots. nsa would see one side and the fbi the other. how can we connect these dots and do it in the least intrusive manner. , the senate, the executive branch, and the courts, we have programs to do that. you for yourthank comments. the statements you have made are greatly appreciated. and in then at nsa military still remembers that day and our commitment to those people that we will not forget. that does not mean we are going to trample on our civil liberties and privacy. how do we do both? wet is the constitution that all swore to uphold and defend. that's what we are doing. look at the program we have. citizens, everyone at this table is also an american citizen, have agreed we would take our personal data and put it into a lockbox. it would only be looked at when we had reasonable and articulable suspicion that we had connecti
to a national laboratory that is a critical player in the nation's defense, andal employ some of the brightest minds. i'm going to region excerpt from a letter -- i am going to read excerpt from a letter. these interactions are critical to keeping our researchers at the cutting edge in their field. he shares my desire to ensure that we are spending our taxpayer dollars wisely. offers suggestions for developing standards for evaluating and managing the cost and risk of conference spending. i have another letter that is from the center from association leadership. clearly, we do not want these mistakes made. we want to be careful that we do not minimize opportunities that make us a more efficient and effective government. i would ask to put this record of a letter. -- i would asked to put this letter in the record. >> so ordered. >> i hope that we leave this hearing with the kinds of issues that we have identified should never come before this committee or anyone else again. wise, smart,ing efficient, effective leadership in all of our public entities. we want the recommendations put in place ef
. he says insurance took care of him after he reported it stolen. only the last hour defense started its closing arguments, interestingly enough, the defense had no witnesses. the defense attorney said there is just no evidence that the prosecution had to prove wade committed there crime. live in san rafael, linda yee kpix 5. >> the jury is expected to get the case some time this week. >>> strong winds blasted parts of the bay this morning. those windings sent this tree crashing into a home in antioch. it narrowly missed the bed, but it did injure the homeowner. that's not all. this evening they are dig out from the significant snow fall thiefening in the sierra. take a look at it. this camera captured the first taste of win they are. more than a foot of snow fell at the highest elevations. that meant winter driving conditions along interstate 80. things have calmed down, but still pretty cool. let's go to paul deanno. >> reporter: sometimes it comes in with a women per, the fall weather. this time it is a thud. take a look rat these winds. 75miles an hour. tractor trailers blown ove
the defense department. concerning background checks for people with security clearance. this is two hours and 20 minutes. >> good morning. here we will come to order. welcome, one and all. on monday, september 16, a horrible tragedy unfolded the navy yard in washington, d.c. a very troubled individual took 12 lights in a senseless act of violence. the circumstances led to these tragedies are multidimensional. the issues raised by this tragedy such as the adequacy of our gun laws and the quality of mental health care are outside the purview of this committee. but as we have learned more about aaron alexis, a member of my colleagues and i have been asking each other why such a troubled, unstable individual possessed the security clearance from the u.s. government. granted a originally security clearance when he did not disclose his arrest record on his application. why did the investigator responsible for looking into that right up or a lexus had "retaliated by deflating someone's tires instead of disclosing that alexis had shot those tires. such violence how could've taken place in the nav
passes. that ties an nfl record, by the way. he looks great. the raiders defense, not so much. which talked to dep nis allen before the game. he put it bluntly. >> old fashion butt whipping. >> naturally, the raider nation, they were not so happy. what did you think about the raiders performance. >> it could have been better. it's all right. we're all faithful fans. >> just a little bit better. >> what can you do. >> if getting beat was not bad enough, raiders is suffering some key injuries. including darren mcfaden. lings toreel prior late in the game, suffering a knee injury. i did speak to toreel. after the game. he said it was a precautionary measure. he says it does feel all right and expects to be ready to face the giants next week in new york. >>> weather was pretty gray at times this afternoon, as the weather system came through. the gray skies kept away in temperatures. readings only in the 60s. warm spot, livermore at 68. temperatures were down 5-10 degrees in some locations. here's a look at the weather system. notice all the high clouds this afternoon, blocking the sunshi
report. >> reporter: white house aides s mounted an aggressive defense on why millions of people who buy their own insurance were told by president obama they could keep their plans suddenly cannot. >> we're talking about the 5%, who purchase insurance on the individual market. that market has been like the wild west. >> reporter: that 5% in the individual insurance market translates to 14 million people. the real question now about the wild west, is whether the president was fast and loose with the facts. >> if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep your plan. period. >> reporter: the white house is now adding all kinds of contact and qualifier saying, what he meant is, anyone who had insurance before healthcare of signed into law in 2010 is grandfathered in, except on third anniversary of bill signing president put out a written statement using present tense, quote, if you like the plan you have, you can keep it, monday night, top white house advisory took to twitter to claim, nothing in obamacare forces people out of their healthy plans, no change is requires unless
pushing for defense cuts. you would say anathema for democrat -- >> or for republicans to support some of those. >> that's come with no political consequences. what's difficult for obama, he agrees with a very large percentage of these policies which he wants to legitimate and continue an enshrine. i think it's hard for him to publicly make the case for legislation that would curb some of these excesses. >> ezra. >> i think it's interesting in underlying politics. one, we're having huge defense cuts right now. one of the great political misjudgments in the last few years was believing it's the old party with defense spending. the rand paul wing in power quicker than they realized. it's much more comfortable among republicans with defense cuts. not total. you are seeing a ripping through of that budget. one of the things unsettled in addition to what frank said about exposes and technological challenges. technological challenges. on the one hand you're having rapid evolution in the republican party about what they think about national security consensus they had had four or five, six ye
, like angela merkel. you'll hear a lot of defensiveness and i use that word carefully. there's a lot that the nsa and director of intelligence want to remind people about. it's the reason they engage in data collection in the first place. they immediately turn to 9/11 and what happened then and what they are trying to do to prevent that. they come to this, the head of the nsa saying he wanted to speak from his heart and talked about that. really putting forth a vigorous defense for the people who work at these agencies too. they did that knowing there were protesters sitting a few words behind from the group cold pink recode pink removed because of disruptions they brought to it. their message was stop spying on us. this is a time when the agencies and spy work highly classified to begin with is under this new level of public scrutiny and diplomatic ramifications with what's happening with our allies. when you have someone like dianne feinstein, one of the most fierce defenders and supporters of the intelligence community, when she has questions or doubts, that's a sign there's a p.r
's veracity. and tonight they're trying to push back. white house aides began mounting an aggressive defense of why potentially millions of people who buy their own insurance were told by president obama they could keep their plans yet suddenly cannot. >> what we're talking about here is the 5% in the country who currently purchase insurance on the individual market. and that market has been like the wild west. >> reporter: that 5% in the individual insurance market translates into up to 14 million people. and the real question now about the wild west is whether the president was fast and loose with the facts. >> if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep your plan. period. >> reporter: the white house is now adding all kinds of context and qualifiers saying what he meant is anyone who had insurance before health care was signed into law in march 2010 is grandfathered in, except on the third anniversary of the bill signing this march the president put out a written statement using the present tense declaring "if you like the plan you have, you can keep it." and on monday ni
vengeance. that's a great challenge. >> we have talked to some of the defense attorneys and they have told us it's a charade. >> i don't think any system what the counsel says about it. har har hard as he tries to see that it's a fair trial, he keeps running into one obstacle after the next. starting with the reputation of guantanamo where 164 detainees sit in the cells, most for nearly 12 years. except for the 9/11 five, most have not been charmed. cried out when he saw our cameras. >> you leave us to die? let the world hear what's happening! >> 12 years. no charges. >> that's one of the reasons i have a sense of urgency to try everyone we can try. >> does this taint what you are doing? >> i don't believe it taints but influences perceptions. >> joining us this is remarkable. what defense will they raise? >> we are in pretrial hearings at the moment and they have been going on and on and will go for another year. at the moment the big issue is torture. all of the five defendants this is the 50 trial from 9/11. all of the defendants were taken to these black sites and subm
. there will be a team of 25 lawyers who have observed what happened from a defense point of view but they are not an official defense, they don't representative him and that of course will take place on monday. >> the reported problems that one or a number of cairo's universities, is this any different than the protest from those we have seen that tend to support mohamed morsi for the last few weeks or is it something more serious? >> what we understand is that several hundred students from cairo university left their classes, left the campus and marched to nasly square. the authorities fired shots in the air and tear gas. that's a pattern we've seen in recent weeks. we don't have any report of casualties as things stand. and it's difficult to say there's more than the normal we've seen in the last several weeks. >> don nick kane in cairo. >>> the u.s. envoy or the cairo has met in damascus. so far he's failed to convince rebel factions fighting the assad regime to come to the negotiations. >> we are preparing for the geneva 2 conference. it will be the srn parties not me that wi
. >> the administration is on the defensive clearly and the crickets want it to be about the president's credibility that he is lying, that he knew all along. but there are some facts you have to engage with here. when the president made those statements, they grandfathered in all of the existing insurance policies before the affordable care act passed. the government cannot be responsible for the decisions of private insurance companies. and the people who are getting their plans canceled are 5% of the market who operate on the individual policies. most of those people are going to discover that if they go on the exchanges, they will find a better deal and that the insurance they had would be canceled when they got sick, that they would be dropped if they developed some sort of condition. it is what they call junk insurance. so, time will sort this out. the website will be fixed. people will discover they have options and this will entering now a period of dualing anecdotes, horror stories versus success stories. >> chris matthews, why wait on time? why don't you sort out what she just said. >> i
and bacteria proliferate. ♪ protect your mouth, with fixodent. the adhesive helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. >>> and fresh off her portrayal of michelle obama on "saturday night live" she is turning out on the campaign trail in support. >> i know that there is a lot at stake for virginia on tuesday. the outcome of this election will matter. and who your next governor is will matter. virginians deserve a governor who will invest in education and make sure that everyone will have a chance to succeed. independenting. bringing out real political stars and now even hollywood stars. that is right. but here is the thing about this. democrats feel relatively comfortable about this point. i want to show you why there are two polls that are going to come out in the last week. one of them is from roanoke college. 46% for him and 41% from the republicans. but there is another poll that came out within the last few days and that shows a four point race from 45 to 41 and as you know, this is an off year election. both side
: absolutely but dianne feinstein is not the person to do it. her biggest negotiation comes in from the defense contractors. a need to replace her with someone else like henry waxman or bernie sanders. jonathan strong who covers congress for national review magazine tweeted this about feinstein cause reaction -- -- feinstein's reaction -- thomason maryland, and republican caller. alexander had it right on the money. we are going through a lot of politics. obviously it is unpopular. associate nominee good things with the word "espionage." many goodciate not things with the word "s cannot show." -- "espionage." going back to it alexander said, made ace s valtem and we usually have to justify things with probable cause. we are not willy-nilly spying on angela merkel. that is a good strategy to half. there is some intelligence -- if there is some intelligence we are doing legitimately, we can always fall back on it and that is pretty much what i want to say. the story in "the washington post" has the headline -- group thatbipartisan wants to rein in the nsa spying program and stop this dragnet coll
is it different from self defense? the original stand your ground law was en acted by florida lawmakers in 2005. by more than 20 other states since this then. a version of self defense but with a twist. with self defense, you must e escape if you have a safe opportunity to do so. with stand your ground, you can stay and defend yourself. it also expands the castle doctorine number you are allowed to go. we asked our legal contributor, jamie floyd for more insight into that law. >> stand your ground in florida is a motion you bring before you really get to trial. you say to the judge, look, judge. i don't even need to get to trial. i was standing my ground. this was a justifiable homicide. i was justified in killing this person because it was kill or be killed. and if the judge agrees with you, there is no trial. >> two mothers in florida have experienced stand your ground laws on a very personal level. sabrina fulton, the mother of trayvon martin and sab breathe a bath have lost their children to gun violence. shooters in each case believed they were justified. now, ms. fulton and ms. mcbath are
's certain traditions, when rookies come in, they'll take their position group or the offense or the defense out to dinner and foot the bill. but that's more of a rite of passage, and i wouldn't consider that hazing. the nfl's not for everyone. i had these expectations about what the nfl would be. once i got there, it wasn't what i thought. >> now john zarrella is out front. when you hear this, somebody can be fired a $13 million job, what could have been in those voice mails and text messages? >> reporter: according to espn and nfl.com, this is the text of the voice messages left for jonathan martin. i'm quoting here. hey, what's up, you half blank piece of blank. i saw you on twitter. you have been training ten weeks. i'll blank in your blank mouth. i'm going to slap your real mother across the face. blank you. you're still a rookie. i'll kill you. now this is all coming out a week after jonathan martin suddenly left dolphins' camp last monday and has been gone ever since. erin? >> now i hear that. it's almost impossible to imagine. then you wonder if this is the way they all interact. it'
to disclose why you're on offense. you don't want to have to make up for it when you're on defense. now you're on defense and somebody else has brought this to the public attention and they're having to deal with this on defense. that's not the position that the administration wants to be in the president could very easily have said -- and this would not have been a big deal to say, the vast majority of americans will be able to keep their health care as it exists now under obama care. and for the small number of 5% of the insurance market that -- >> do you mean they knew? >> that's a really good question. john mentioned the word credibility. i think there's an accretion of things happening that make it feel like obama care is unfolding in a wait administration never even saw. we have the web site disasters, we have these numbers of people who are losing their plans, which these numbers seem much higher than anything that was suggested. and i think americans, certainly i'm getting the sense that the administration kind of really didn't see clearly what the consequences of its own signature
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security agency is on the defensive on multiple fronts. the nsa surveillance practices at home and abroad have been front page news afte after the s from nsa contractor edward snowdon. now, bills are in the works in the house and senate that would rein in the spy masters. tonight on inside story we'll take a closer look at the nsa since 9/11, including its mission, it's practices, and it's future. but first this background. >> director keith alexander. >> reporter: demand for intelligence gathering reform are growing on capitol hill over the wake of revelations of massive information gathering. there has been crafted buy partisan legislation to end the collection of puck phone records and the government only focus on foreigners who pose threats. 12 years later the continuing disclosures of nsa surveillance has pushed them to try to rein in the broad sweep of intelligence gathering. appearing on pbs last night. >> there has to be a balance between privacy and security. the nsa and their supporters in the congress have said let's forget about privacy. let's forget about civil liberties. i c
security ? since when the? and i remember when there was a defense department how did nobody raises question? [laughter] it is absurd trading to be head of the biggest university system in the country that you pour involved with suppressing freedom and trading people? i wanted to say that tonight [laughter] >> faq for that because actually i was intrigued by your question or comment why players are outraged did being a lawyer i with the national lawyers guild also a of also thinking about the famous lawyer that besides at berkeley law school to actually in addition to being the right to of the torture memos was actually the first author of the surveillance program that we are now so aware of. i have to share this many people have heard the story of john ashcroft and tuesday and at the bedside that was about the president surveillance program written by john drew all loan initially authorized ward to wiretapping on u.s. citizens although that was a statement of public comment on what it means we have people like john teaching the next generation of lawyers and napolitano just to get
. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> question, does the cooperation of european intelligence services blunt the issue of u.s. eves dropping? pat. >> john, what the united states did was the nfc got the addresses and phone numbers of 35 of our closest friends, turned them over to the nsa and said tap and cape every single one of them. when you do that, you aught to expect that some of your friends are going to get ticked off at you and some are going to be exfriends. >> the second day story was that the french and the germans who collected all this stuff and shared it with us. so you know, i think people need to -- >> it's a wonderful world. >> it's the world we live in and we should be grateful we haven't been hit for a decade. >> there's one problem, they got caught. we changed everything. >> you know you had to think about it, but look, this guy, snowden, had access to all this material and was able to walk out of it, tells you something about the security we have. it's absolutely crazy
the cowboys defense for the score, extra point, it's good, lions win a tight one, 31-30. calvin johnson talk to me. >> good note, bye week on a good note, first half of the season on a good note. to be able to come back, nobody thought we could pull it off in one minute. we had fire power. it's crazy, you know, shoot, we got one on one coverage, we were able to hit on a lot. i don't know what our percentages were but we were able to hit on a lot of deep passes intermediate, all over the place. >> did what we had to do, starts with me, coaching staff, every player in that locker room, we just got to do better. we have to learn from that experience, find out how to finish that game. we had opportunities on offense, defense and the kicking game to end it and we didn't do it. we have to understand the importance of each sequence, each play, to the outcome of the ballgame, we didn't get it done. >> nfc north rivalry between minnesota and green bay. 11 yard td reception. 7-7 ballgame. rogers, the quick drop back pass, nelson goes 76 yards to collect six points. rogers, 277 passing yards and tds pu
the president should stop apologizing, stop being defensive. the reality the nsa saved thousands of lives, not only in the cites, france, germany, throughout europe. >> reporter: the wall street journal -- after a white house review uncovered the operation this summer. suzanne mcguinness, cbs news, washington. >>> "the american journalist first reported secret documents given to him by edward snowedden tweeted the guardian newspaper will publish a new spying revelation today. >>> developing news in southern england. at least two people died in a powerful storm hammering region. winds up to 99 miles per hour knocked out power to more than 220,000 people. heath row airport refusing the number of flights today because of that severe weather. >>> time now is 6:09. michael jackson's former doctor a free man. the state law that let conrad murray out of jail. >>> reopening day on new york's ellis island a year after super storm sandy -- >>> the big typo that took the field during yesterday's game. >>> high-def doppler showing light rain falling over the santa cruz mountains. for more on this, p
offered a steady defense of the overall obama care program. the website will be fixed, she promised, and in the long run more americans will have better coverage. cnn investigations correspondent chris frakes joins me now from washington. chris, a couple questions for you from this hearing here. the hearing this morning clearly hit on the issues, the glitches, whatever you want to call it with the website. it also got into reports that obama care is causing a lot of people to lose the coverage they already have and that is something president obama always said would never happen. take a listen. >> if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor under the reform proposals we put forward. if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep it. if you like the plan you have, you can keep it. if you like the doctor you have, you can keep your doctor too. we will keep this promise to the american people. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan, period. if you like y
on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> reporter: our european allies still not satisfied with this defense. i met last night with the vice president of the european parliament who said a serious trust deficit remains and that deficit is likely to have consequences, including on a major trade agreement the two sides are discussing right now. kate and chris, you have a german delegation visiting the white house. the issue that seems to spark the most anger for the european side is not just that spying take place but it went right up to the leaders such as angela merkel. that's the issue that sparks the most anger. >> all right, jim, thank you so much. interesting, though. mike rogers always says, that's why the president has to have an encrypted blackberry and cell phone. everyone is trying to spy on president obama as well. >> we don't know how much the politics is masking the practicalities these days. >> good one. >>> another storm, not of the political nature, a real on
administration on defensive for another day. kathleen sebelius called the website a debacle. the president went on fe defense today comparing it to another launch that had it's share of problems. >> before obamacare there was romney care. visiting boston president obama said the come p comparison stil. you had a model that we built the affordable care bein care bs temperaturtelltemplate. >> the president says they'll be happier with a new plan. >> if you are getting that deal could mean a higher monthly ctv. zblrntle on dpol hill the republicans attacked the changes. kathleen sebelius was the second in a number of days to apologize for the healthcare.com debacle. the applicants financial data could be compromised. >> would you shutdown the system and give a security test. >> no sir if you read the memo. >> >> i have read it. >> the weekly testing of the devices and including interface testings daily and weekly scans are going on. taken together the problems with the launch have given the republicans an opening to regain footing. >> it's the president's ultimate spoferencibility, correct. spofer
to address here is corporate tax reform. question, as it relates to defense spending, there is no question in my mind that additional reductions in defense spending are going to have to happen. they will have to be done in a way that focuses on a strategic goal of protecting this country going forward. we're back to the same situation of balancing out spending reductions, whether in defense versus food stamps. we have to find a balance between all of our spending and stay on a path that is fiscally sound for the future of our children and grandchildren. the caller brings up for a sanders and an editorial of his from last week. do not cut the big benefit programs. we must not balance the budget on the backs of the most full marble people in our country. what do you think ernie sanders -- bernie sanders'role will be? case for will make the the whole marvel members of our society. i think that is a useful role but he plays. thatasic problem here is it is the entitlement programs and not the safety net programs. it is the medicare and social security programs going forward we will have to addr
used by the u.s. missile defense agency, army, as well as nasa. justice correspondent pete williams joins us. he was arrested friday and we're getting the details now? >> the court documents were unsealed today, he lived in the southeastern coast of england. not only the agency you mentioned, department of energy, health and human services he infiltrat infiltrated. he was not so much interested in government secrets but personal identifying information for people who were contractors and quote from e-mails he was sending to other hackers from australia and sweden, describing how to install back doors on the sites and use them later to get information. they quote an e-mail he send saying, it's basically every piece of information you'd need to do full identity theft on any employee or contractor. so at the request of the u.s., british authorities arrested him on friday. there are charges pending in two separate courts here in the u.s. now they will see extradition undoubtedly to get in here and face these charges. >> thank you very much. the healthcare.gov website has a new look. gon
apologizing and being defensive. the realty is the nsa has saved thousands of lives not just in united states but in france and germany and throughout europe. quite frankly they have done so much for our country and help this president in his term, he should be -- he's commander in chief, he should stand with nsa. >> george w. bush took like the peter king approach, the world was black and white. if it was furthering our aim of capturing bad guys, that was the end of the story. this president because he is conflicted in some ways he's not getting praise or doing the right thing by either side's opinion. he seems publicly sort of like he's not even sure where he should be did. >> i don't think he knows where he is. he didn't even know this was going on. >> come on, he knew. we talk honestly in public about what we do with intelligence, of course he knew. >> i don't think that makes it better for him not to have known. i'm not sure they would put that out there if it's not true. >> there's a factual question, if he knew and he and his team are continuing to misrepresent that, that's deeply prob
of the defense. >> there has been another setback t. website's data center crashed sunday. it brought enrollment in all 50 states to a screeching halt. athena jones is following the development for us from the white house. >> reporter: good morning, chris. this is more bad news when it comes to obama care. the man in charges of fixing the job website says it will be running smoothly by the end of to have. this is another major meltdown raising questions about that. another major stumble for the problem riddled website healthcare.gov. >> it's better today than it was on october 1st. it's a long way from perfect. >> visitors applied sunday and couldn't apply for health care coverage. the vendor for verizon, quote, experienced a failure in a networking component. >> that service connected healthcare.gov to the irs and other databases. the company says they're working to fix the problem. >> what you are seeing here is a gap in innovation and a gap in execution. >> reporter: maked with heck technical issue, healthcare.gov ridiculed on late night tv. >> the site was only designed to handle six users a
to be fired while players and parents are rushing to their defense. halloween brings out costumes. >> it does. >> let's back it up. tell us more about where the coaches were and what happened. >> last week we were talking about the university of colorado dean who was putting out these letters to students. one of the things they were telling them is to not dress up in black face. these coaches did dress up like the jamaican bobsled team on halloween, putting this picture up on facebook with the caption cool runnings. the fallout begins. there was a parent who saw the picture on facebook, thought it was offensive and called the xal. now t now the coaches are under investigation. they did apologize to their team but they are still being investigated by the school. >> there's been mixed reaction. some understandably upset. they're not setting a good example for anybody. some of the players who have spoken out, defending them. >> there are both black and white people coming to their defense and saying what's offensive about this? we really don't see the big deal. they were dressing up like this fo
" in seaworld's defense of its programs. take a look. >> the cnn film "blackfish" is taking social media by storm. on facebook and twitter, thousands debate the ethics of keeping animals in captivity at aquariums and theme parks. many say their were stunned that this allegation of mistreatment may have led to deadly consequences for trainers. after watching this documentary, i can never be happy at seaworld again, said one. and another says heartbreaking to watch the whales in captivity. how can someone think this is okay? but it's not just the internet. >> it's not fair to the animal that they have to be taken out of their natural environment so we can be able to see them and learn about them. >> they're really big fish, usually kept in small quarters. doesn't seem right. >> it tells the story of a veteran seaworld trainer dragged into the water and drown by a killer whale she was working with in 2010. >> the whale lanchs onto her and took her under. >> now former trainers believe killer whales should be released back into the wild or retired to sea pens. why do you think they're still
at the department of defense tying that to this litmus test. but it would be totally inappropriate to require some statement like that and given the number of people that you talked about being involved, this wouldgi have come out of officially rather than just few the innuendo of tying it to the cuts. >> host: congressman mike conaway, our guest here, republican from texas sifting on intelligence committeings taking your questions and comments about the nsa intelligence and surveillance programs. ron, you're next. from vermont. democratic caller. hi, ron. gest i would like to say years ago, j. edgar hoover had many files on people especially from congress. i think that right now, the whole democratic process has been underminded. america is no longer free. when you know, we have files now, electronic files on all congressman, on all senators, on all leaders, how can we trust anybodyon in our government any longer because how do we know that you aren't being coerced into voting certain ways? i have had it. the government is corrupt. and we're looking elsewhere. >> host: ron, we'll get a response f
, to defense matters, to economic matters. i'm a strong supporter of it. >> reporter: the director of national intelligence, james clapper announced overnight he's declassifying a trove of documents about collection under the foreign intelligence surveillance act or fisa. this is the act that authorized collection of data on virtually every telephone caller here in the u.s. and later today, clapper and the head of the nsa, keith alexander, will be testifying on the hill. kate, we can expect them to face hard questions as well. >> surveillance about american citizens made some sense. i wonder if they're getting pushed too far, jim. thanks for the reporting this morning. let's head to the white house. they say they're going to declassify and review everything. brianna keilar with more this morning. is the white house abandoning the program. >> would you would wonder if you are listening to democratic senate chairman of the intelligence committee, dianne feinstein, she said, quote, collection on our allies will not continue. but one senior administration official that i've checked with said that
to be at >> i agree that what he did was an act of moral courage and heroism. i believe there are legal defenses to the charges of espionage against him. i don't agree he will get from the president of the united states because the administration is furious that it is spying on everybody from itself, spying on the president of the united states to the pope to the head of the united nations to every american and every person who uses a cell phone or a landline or a text on the country. i don't think they are happy that has been reviewed. connell: it was shot down by just about everybody in the intelligence apparatus over the weekend. >> basically who wants to tell them what they did wrong. in order to do that he has to come here, and to come here yes risk getting arrested. connell: what about the legal arguments in his defense? a lot of people said he is guilty. speak other statutes to protect people who leak information about the government when they are doing something wrong. he is a classic whistleblower. his problem is the extent of the government violating the law was so huge, so enormous, s
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